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Hi Thanks for your question. Obviously this asset is an inheritance but I assume your underlying question is whether you can get some share of it. There are no hard and fast rules about this and it may also depend upon where you got married, where you divorce and a number of other factors such as the overall assets , whether there are children, the length of the marriage and the contribution of the parties. Under UK law generally the principle is that future needs of the a parties ( and any children) is the primary factor. Where there are substantial assets apart from any inherited wealth and the parties can provide for themselves adequately out of the matrimonial assets then an inheritance is likely to be ring fenced . If however it is material in the overall assets then it is likely t one taken into account. So a lot depends upon what other assets you have, how long you were married and so on.